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Biden’s mass amnesty move just sent Capitol Hill up in flames


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The Left has been pushing for mass migration ever since Biden took office. Now they’re finally going for broke.

And Biden’s mass amnesty move just sent Capitol Hill up in flames.

While the Biden administration appears to be toughening up on the border, the New York Post has learned that it is actually running a “mass amnesty” scheme for migrants.

According to data, since 2022, the U.S. government has closed over 350,000 asylum petitions filed by migrants if the applicants do not have a criminal background or are not deemed a threat to the country.

This means that, while the migrants are not granted or denied asylum — their cases are “terminated without a decision on the merits of their asylum claim” – they are removed from the legal system and no longer have to report to authorities.

The change permits them to lawfully and indefinitely wander the United States without fear of being deported, thus allowing them to slip between the cracks.

“This is just a massive amnesty under the guise of prosecutorial discretion,” says Andrew Arthur, a former immigration judge with the Center for Immigration Studies.

“You’re basically allowing people who don’t have a right to be in the United States to be here indefinitely,” he told the New York Post.

“Please let everyone know what’s really going on,” an ICE officer told the New York Post.

Immigration court judges ordered the removal of 48,000 migrants from the United States in 2020 during the Trump administration. According to data obtained by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, less than 20,000 persons were given asylum, while 4,700 had their cases dismissed or were otherwise allowed to remain in the country.

In 2022, under Biden, a memo issued by ICE’s top legal counsel, Kerry Doyle, and reviewed by the New York Post, directed agency prosecutors to allow cases to be dismissed for migrants who are not judged as national security concerns.

That year, 36,000 people were ordered removed, 32,000 were granted refuge, and 102,550 had their cases dismissed or otherwise erased from the books — ten times the number in 2014.

In 2023, there were 149,000 instances in this latter group, and the numbers are expected to exceed that in fiscal year 2024, which ends on September 30th, with 114,000 cases closed so far.

TRAC reports that 77% of asylum seekers have been granted permission to remain in the nation since Biden took office. That equates to 499,000 of the 648,000 asylum seekers who applied in the United States over that time period.

The current backlog of asylum cases is 3.5 million, and removing more than 100,000 people per year improves the administration’s image, according to sources.

Once a case is ended, migrants are no longer in “removal proceedings” and face deportation, which is the government’s default posture for all migrants received at the border.

The migrants are under no duty to leave the United States, and once their applications are rejected, they are no longer supervised by ICE and must check in with them on a regular basis, unlike those who are still pursuing asylum claims.

“If the case is dismissed, you’re basically back to nothing,” Washington-based immigration lawyer Hector Quiroga told the New York Post, adding that migrants with dismissed cases are ineligible for benefits or work permits.

Quiroga stated that for clients with “horrible” cases — those in which they are unlikely to finally prove they require asylum — “that’s better than having a deportation order.”

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